Have you wished you could just erase those fatty areas of your body that exercise and dieting never touch? You have probably heard of cosmetic treatments, but you’re busy with work and family responsibilities and can’t afford to take time to recover. You may have wondered about a CoolSculpting treatment and if there is downtime required. Let’s get some answers.
What Is CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting has been cleared by the FDA for treatment of visible fat bulges. We are talking about those pesky fat deposits under the chin, under the jawline, the thighs, abdomen, the flank, back fat, and the banana roll (fatty area under your buttocks). It can also improve your upper arms, an area many women detest.
CoolSculpting is not for weight loss, but what it does do is disable fat cells in your body using directed cooling. Every patient is different, but typically you will see results within 4 to 6 weeks.
When fat cells freeze, they die. As time passes, they are slowly eliminated and cleared out with help from your immune system and passing urine over time.
Here is your answer. There is no downtime after CoolSculpting treatments. Other plastic surgery treatments or surgeries, including liposuction, involve weeks or months for recovery. With CoolSculpting there are no incisions, it is not invasive, and no anesthesia is required. You can return to work and your busy schedule right away.
You can experience some mild side effects which can last for a few days. They include redness, swelling, bruising, firmness, itching or aching at the treated site.
If you have been dreaming about looking better in pictures, fitting into your clothes more comfortably, appearing more slim, or just looking younger, this may be the treatment for you.